Why Europe hates Trump more than Iran


The dubious justification for that ill-fated foray is just one reason Europeans aren’t lining up to back the US this time, even with rhetoric. The main reason is simple distrust of Trump | Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images   By:Matthew Karnitching/Politico    BERLIN — Reckless, illegal, unhinged. When it comes to finding adjectives to describeContinue reading “Why Europe hates Trump more than Iran”

Be Like The Queen and wear Neon Green


The Queen arrives at the Trooping the Colour earlier in June CREDIT: JOHN STILLWELL/PA WIRE Thanks to The Queen neon sales have risen 137% in Britain By: Alice Newbold-Junior Style Editor/UK Telegraph You might have thought that neon was a no-go area once your highlighter-hued festival crop top days were over. But it seems thatContinue reading “Be Like The Queen and wear Neon Green”

Getting underneath


By Mark Campbell/The American in Itala Long before I even understood such things, I remember my mother berating my father because her brother always returned from his business trips with a gift of underwear. “See, he knows what makes a woman feel appreciated, ” my mother would say (sexy was not a word in herContinue reading “Getting underneath”

ITALY: In the sticks “Che cavolata!”


Rural life can be lovely and charming, even idyllic, but it also comes with downsides.   By: Elisa Scarton Detti/The American/Italy  A couple of weeks ago, my pitiful green thumb and negligent watering habits sounded the death knell for my hydrangeas, and I consoled myself in gossip. There is nothing more satisfying about living inContinue reading “ITALY: In the sticks “Che cavolata!””

Bruno Mars Saves the World


By CityFella Okay, I wanted retribution.  Seattle kicked the Niner’s ass and even though I actually like the Seahawks I wanted Broncos to send those bird beaks packing to their emerald habitat.      But the Broncos didn’t show up in New Jersey, yes their bodies were present, but they left their game in Denver.Continue reading “Bruno Mars Saves the World”

Germany: Man blows up house inflating air mattress


A German man cause more than $100,000 of damage to his rented house after trying to repair an inflatable mattress. Being new in town, he had no furniture – and now he has no windows or doors. The 41-year-old, who has not been named, had moved to the town of Diepholz in Lower Saxony andContinue reading “Germany: Man blows up house inflating air mattress”

Rihanna pelted with potato chips in London (she wasn’t happy!)


Rihanna could have done with an umbrella onstage in Manchester the other night after the crowd began pelting her with chips. The singer was left in rage during her gig at the Manchester Arena on Tuesday after she was forced to dodge bags of the salty treat. The snack attack came just moments after Rih praised theContinue reading “Rihanna pelted with potato chips in London (she wasn’t happy!)”

The unexplainable


Silvio Berlusconi: Battered, bruised, aging, under siege, and still kicking. When I tell my fellow university students I’m Italian, I almost always get two questions: “Can you teach me how to cook pasta properly?” and “How come you Italians still vote for Berlusconi?” I’ll try to answer the second question here, though it’s far fromContinue reading “The unexplainable”

Olive blonde


Italo-Moroccan fans in Milan during the European Championships in 2012. By Sophia Heydebrand As a child I hated traveling. My parents would sit in the front seat of our rental car (a steel trap to me) arguing and pointing in all directions, leaving me in the back seat to dramatically fear we’d be lost forever.Continue reading “Olive blonde”

“I had four affairs. It was all about the sex.”


Wendy Plump talks to about her controversial memoir of infidelity Plump has experienced life as both the cheater and the cheatee; the scorned wife and the other woman. In 18 years of marriage she conducted four affairs, three early on before she had children. Her husband Bill, in turn, betrayed her with several women. TheirContinue reading ““I had four affairs. It was all about the sex.””